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21 Nov 2019 16:30 GMT

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Hound of the Baskervilles - (First Colonial Edition 1902)

Published: Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1902

Edition: First Colonial Edition

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The first edition of this classic Sherlock Holmes adventure was published by George Newnes on 25 March 1902. A total of 25000 copies were printed in the first print run.

This first colonial edition was published a week later by Longmans, Green & Co. on 2 April 1902. A total of 13000 copies were printed for circulation only in India and the British Colonies.

Illustrated by Sydney Paget. All 16 black & white plates present. Frontispiece tissue guard in fine condition. Binding tight. A few light markings on the front board. Contents clean with only a neat former owner's name on the verso of the frontispiece.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good +
  • Overall Condition: Very Good +
  • Sold By: Rare Paper
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